Combo predictions The 20-year-old debuted Cole, Washington making his debut in the Autumn Classic
Contrary to all predictions, the Washington Nationals shattered the myth of the unbeaten Gerrit Cole and struck first against the Houston Astros in the Major League Baseball. For the first time in club history, the city`s players participated in the Autumn Classic of Baseball, won the first game of the finals 5:4 as guests and led 1-0 in the championship series to 4 victories. 20-year-old Juan Soto has debuted Cole (L 0-1), who has not lost since May 22 and has recorded 19 wins in 25 games over the last five months, including in his last eight consecutive starts -;five at the end of the regular season and three from the start of the playoffs. Three days before his 21st birthday, the Dominican outfielder hit a solo home run and scored two more runners with a double hit against the fearsome pitcher, ending the game 3 of 4 with 3 RBI.
At 20 years and 362 days, Soto became the second youngest player with a home run in his World Series debut. The record holds Andrew Jones, who in 19 and 180 days scores the ball twice with the Atlanta Braves uniform in the No. 1 game according contact combo picks and ticket against the New York Yankees in 1996. In general, only two were younger than the Dominican when they hit. your first home run in the final -;Miguel Cabrera (20 years and 187 days) for the Florida Marlins against the New York Yankees in 2003 and Mickey Mantle (20 years and 352 days) for the New York Yankees against the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1952.
batting I said, `This is just another baseball game. ` But in my first stand, I`m not going to lie, my legs were shaking slightly, `said the young man who went on a strike out of Cole in the 1st inning.
In addition to Soto`s home run for guests from the capital, hit 35-year veteran Ryan Zimmerman, who scored the first point against the hosts` starter in the 2nd inning. Previously, Houston had pulled down 2-0 in its opening attack against Max Schurzer (W 1-0), who remained on the mound until the end of the 5th inning and no longer scored. He was backed by four Rivals, including scheduled starter for Game 3 Patrick Corbin (H 1), who produced a clean defense in the 6th. The remaining three innings threw Tanner Rainey (H1), Daniel Hudson (H1) and Sean Doolittle (S1), the first two allowing George Spring to score one point in the 7th and 8th with a home run andRBI double.
With his solo tour, Springer set a new World Series record, becoming the first player in home history to play in five consecutive Autumn Classic games. The 30-year-old outfielder`s streak has begun in the last four games of the 2017 Finals, winning 4-3 wins by the `Astronauts` against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Springer has so far split a record of four consecutive home run games in the New York Yankees` two legends -;Lou Gehrig (1928, 1932) and Reggie Jackson (1977, 1978). `I prefer to have won -; commented George. -; I mean. . . Wonderful. Great. That`s an honor. But no doubt, I would have preferred to have won. `
Mini Made Park in Houston, after which the final playoff will move for at least two meetings at National Park in Washington.
WORLD SERIES IN Major League Baseball 2019
Match 1, October 22
Houston Astros - Washington Nationals 4:5 (0-1 in Series Until 4 Wins)
Minit Made Park
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